Senior Data Analyst eCommerce

NLD-Zaandam, Provincialeweg 11
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Do you want to make impact, work for various international brands within Ahold Delhaize (e.g. Albert Heijn, Delhaize, Stop & Shop and Food Lion) and help shaping our global data science and analytics team? Then we're looking for you.  

As a Senior Data Analyst eCommerce at Ahold Delhaize, you will be part of our newly formed global Data Science & Analytics team. We work closely together with our data science and analytics teams from our brands and the regional US team. We seek mutual opportunities, work together on implementing state-of-the-art data solutions and help them taking data science and analytics to a higher level.  
In short; you will gather insights using your strong data analytics skillset and with that, you’ll seek opportunities for our brands. Mining large datasets, you test whether applications, data insights or models work in other countries and collaborate with local teams to deploy them. You will join scrum teams as a global advanced data analyst to accelerate the development and productionizing of algorithms and make sure they are scalable and portable to other teams. You share your knowledge with our brands, acquire knowledge and experiences from them and set up tight collaborations.  This way you will improve numerous processes and the experiences of millions of customers every single day.  


Within this job your core focus will be on advanced analytics within eCommerce. Through your smart integrations, new models or innovative analyzes, you will improve the operating systems of our Brands. You will be using data analytics to work on topics as customer acquisition and retention and improving operational efficiency and delivery. How can we improve the end to end eCommerce chain with your strong data analytics insights? This includes the use of data science, experimental design, the development of models and algorithms to automate work and continuously optimize our way of working. The focus is always on impact on the customer and extreme efficiency and quality. 

We’re looking for an analytical leader who creates impact at scale. You’re encouraged to see mutual opportunities and you’re a pragmatic analyst who likes getting his/her hands dirty.  

 As Senior Data Analyst at Ahold Delhaize you will:   

  • Get impactful insights through your own strong analysis from a brand (by example Albert Heijn, Peapod or and deploy them to our other brands over the world.  

  • Experiment and iterate with data driven solutions and evaluate success. Only then we can continuously improve our data solutions and create impact within our brands.   

  • Use your data analytics experience and knowledge to mature our teams.   

  • Identify impactful areas based on strong data analyses.  

  • Develop ideas for new algorithms or methods that make the operation / eCommerce more efficient.  



As a Senior Data Analyst, you will work at and across Ahold Delhaize where approximately 370,000 employees worldwide serve over 50 million customers a week. Locally, you’ll be working with 1,500 colleagues in Zaandam, the Netherlands. We improve and innovate every day, supporting our trusted local brands and reinforcing our role as a leader in retail and e-commerce.  

 Everything you do with your colleagues is directly visible in our internal departments. You will be joining the newly formed Data Science & Analytics team. In this team we deliver scalable data products and building bridges between the different data science & analytics teams from our brands. Themes we are working on are loyalty, personalization, merchandising, eCommerce and self-service analytics.

 Normally, we work from our bustling head office in Zaandam. However, due to the current situation, all employees are working from home. We hope to be able to return to Zaandam together soon. 

What do we offer?

At Ahold Delhaize, we aim to grow, and that’s only possible if you grow with us. That’s why you get access to best-in-class guidance and inspiring training to shape your development and career. As we work together to build on our brand and your career, you can count on (based on 40 hours per week):  

  • A competitive salary  

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home when schedule permits  

  • An excellent pension plan with a personal contribution of 5.3%  

  • A travel allowance for traveling to and from Zaandam  

  • 20 vacation days  

  • A budget choice in which you can decide whether you spend it on extra days (+12,5 days), discounts or pay-outs  

  • A bonus on top of your salary  

  • Attractive discounts on various insurance policies  

  • A laptop and telephone  

  • 10% discount on your grocery shopping in our Albert Heijn stores, up to € 300 per year  


At Ahold Delhaize, you'll be working for one of the world's biggest retailers, and we know you are bursting with the ambition to keep up with us. You supplement this ambition with:  

  • A Master in Engineering, Data Science, Econometrics, Computer Science, Analytics or other relevant studies. If no relevant study, demonstrably relevant experience and interest.  

  • At least 5 years of experience as Data Scientist or Advanced analyst.  

  • A pragmatic mindset; you prefer getting things done above a perfect model or analysis.  

  • Experience with data science in a business setting, preferably within eCommerce; you can build and test (small) models.  

  • Advanced experience in Python or other programming language and SQL 

  • Experience in leading a project or team and work together with various stakeholders.   

  • You are based in The Netherlands.  


Seeing is believing. This is true in our stores, as well as in our head office. It could be your new (home)workplace, where you, as Senior Data Analyst have influence over the most renowned global retail markets. In order to apply for this role, we request an updated resume (preferably in pdf). In addition, we would like to ask you not to send a standard motivation letter, but to formulate an answer to the following questions:  


  • Why would you like to work for Ahold Delhaize?  

  • Why do you think you will be successful in this position and what kind of technical skills do you bring with you for this role?  

  • What is one of your personal strengths and one skill you wish to improve or develop?  

  • Last but not least: what are your salary expectations?

Want to learn more first, before you apply to this position? We are happy to tell you everything about this vacancy. Therefore you can contact Caroline Fluit, hiring manager via or Maureen Ensink, Talent Acquisition Partner via

Application process

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